noun, Parliamentary Procedure.
the reading of a bill when it is first introduced in a legislative body.
the introduction of a bill in a legislative assembly
noun 1. the Holy Roman Empire until its dissolution in 1806.
noun 1. the republic established in France in 1792 and replaced by the First Empire in 1804. noun 1. the republic in France, which lasted from the abolition of the monarchy in 1792 until Napoleon Bonaparte proclaimed himself emperor in 1804
noun 1. a person who is certified to provide medical care in emergencies before more highly trained medical personnel arrive on the scene: a firefighter trained as a first responder. noun 1. a person who is trained to provide basic life support in a medical emergency noun a certified, often volunteer, emergency, medical, or law […]
noun, Movies. 1. the initial exhibition period for a film.